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Offline 1190

Seagulls for the night
« on: October 16, 2017, 07:08:48 am »
My wife decided she wanted to test the BMW for comfort so we made a spur of the moment decision to do a one night trip to Seagulls for the Seafood Buffet......It was the first time we have ridden by ourselves so I decided to keep the trip into the Kei as short as possible due to punctures etc :thumleft: Just as well because the wind was screaming on Saturday.....so much so that I could feel the front wheel move on the gravel when riding in a straight line :eek7: Its not often that I'm happy to get off my bike and stop riding but that day was one of those days :lol8:

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Re: Seagulls for the night
« Reply #1 on: October 16, 2017, 07:15:46 am »
So we booked in and to our dismay we were told that they were not having the buffet because there were so few guests....just us and another couple and they did not eat seafood :eek7:  :eek7: The lady reception gave us a discount so instead of R695 pppn we paid R650 which I thought was fair....So it was off to the Bar to drink some red wine and relax and just forget about the rest of the world :thumleft:
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Re: Seagulls for the night
« Reply #2 on: October 16, 2017, 07:20:40 am »
Off to supper and to our surprise we were told that they could serve us a seafood platter 8)....We had a prawn soup starter, seafood platter and waffels and icecream for desert :thumleft: and after a few bottles of red wine I was ready hit the hay :thumleft:
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Re: Seagulls for the night
« Reply #3 on: October 16, 2017, 07:44:16 am »
Breakfast was excellent with cold meat, cheese, fruit salad, yogurt, and various types of instant cereals as a starter.... :thumleft: and bacon eggs, pork sausage and fried onion and toast for main course :eek7:
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Re: Seagulls for the night
« Reply #4 on: October 16, 2017, 07:51:10 am »
Here are some pics if the scenery and of my wild dogs sticker :lol8:
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Re: Seagulls for the night
« Reply #5 on: October 16, 2017, 07:57:27 am »
After eating to much breakfast we took a slow ride back to the pont and waited for it to come fetch us....My wife gave the 800 a good comfort rating saying it was not as comfortable as the 1200 LC but alot more comfortable than the 1190 :thumleft:
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Re: Seagulls for the night
« Reply #6 on: October 16, 2017, 02:52:24 pm »
We stayed at Trennerys in April and took a walk around Seaguls. It looked a bit tired and run down. How was the accommodation?
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Re: Seagulls for the night
« Reply #7 on: October 16, 2017, 04:01:22 pm »
I've been riding plastic bikes up and down the kei coast for many years and we sometimes stop and have a few drinks at Seagulls and its a great improvement on what it used to be :thumleft: Its not as upmarket as Trenneries but the rooms were neat and clean and the staff were very polite and friendly :thumleft: I always got the feeling that Trenneries was not as inviting to bikers stomping there boots/mud all over the place and revving bikes etc (we were once told to park our bikes at he entrance to the gate at Trenneries which did not impress me) Maybe things have changed there but we always just went to Seagulls because of the atmosphere :thumleft: They even let me park my bike in a secluded area out side the door of our room :thumleft:
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Re: Seagulls for the night
« Reply #8 on: October 16, 2017, 04:28:01 pm »
It's nice you got discount and a seafood platter  :thumleft:

Hope the bike is so comfy your wife joins you again  :ricky:
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Re: Seagulls for the night
« Reply #9 on: October 16, 2017, 05:23:31 pm »
Thx for sharing!!
Kei definelately on my "to-do-list" ...  :thumleft:
 
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Re: Seagulls for the night
« Reply #10 on: October 18, 2017, 08:55:08 pm »
Thanks for the share.
 
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Re: Seagulls for the night
« Reply #11 on: November 03, 2017, 06:24:08 am »
Nice sleepover ride, but do yourself a favour and rather go stay at Trenneries next time. Awesome vibey pub, great seafood buffet and bikes more than welcome !

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Re: Seagulls for the night
« Reply #12 on: November 09, 2017, 01:29:31 pm »
Only see this now - nice outing for a day / night.

I don't know seafood at all, so they can give me %$#@*! and I'll be eating it  :lol8:

Thanks for sharing  :thumleft:
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Re: Seagulls for the night
« Reply #13 on: November 09, 2017, 01:54:51 pm »
Hmmmm a Ktm wallet and an F800Gs... keeping your options open I see. LOL - looks like a lovely trip. thanks for the RR
 

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Re: Seagulls for the night
« Reply #14 on: November 09, 2017, 03:23:36 pm »

Lekker Man, lekker! Seagulls is a down to earth honest place, typical Wild Coast Hotel from the "old days" where a party can start from having a few quiet drinks in the bar.
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Re: Seagulls for the night
« Reply #15 on: November 09, 2017, 03:41:39 pm »
That was like stepping back into time the world forgot... :)
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